At Keystone Kindergarten, we provide a bilingual program with half-day French and half-day English, helping students to achieve a higher level of learning in small classrooms with a maximum of 1:8 teacher-student ratio.

Our philosophy here at Keystone is centered around respect. We strive to create an inclusive environment that caters to the diverse needs of every child, wherein respect for others, themselves and their environment is modeled and encouraged.

We value emotional well-being, creativity and expression, and support the development of individuality.

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Our vision is to enlighten our students by sparking curiosity in the world around them. We strive to instill independence and a higher level of thinking through a holistic teaching approach that takes into account the whole child.

Our mission is to nurture students into becoming individuals with the educational and social skills necessary for a healthy and happy life by fostering respect and awareness for the people and environment around them.

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Keystone Values

Belonging

Children learn best when they have a sense of purpose and belonging. Giving children important tasks and including them in their education helps them feel empowered.

Expression & Creativity

Expression is an important aspect of development, wherein children are able to communicate by using materials, body language and their words. Encouraging various mediums of expression leads to creativity.

Curiosity & Awareness

Curiosity is the first step to exploration and helps children to become more observant of themselves and the world around them.

Diversity & Inclusivity

Children who are exposed to diversity become individuals who respect, appreciate and celebrate differences. Keystone promotes inclusion of diverse beliefs, cultures and abilities.

Honesty & Respect

Children are encouraged practice open communication and learn to respect the boundaries for; themselves, others and the environment.

Empathy & Connection

Children are naturally inclined to feel empathy. Creating meaningful relationships between child and teacher, child and peers, child and self and the environment strengthens empathy.

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Keystone Aims

Our aim is to help children realize their full potential by having them be active participants in their own learning and giving them the skills they need to achieve their full potential.

To ensure children are provided with the appropriate environment, resources and support, below are the aims we hold ourselves accountable for:

 

Maintain a school culture of excellence in teaching, innovation and self-improvement.

Maintain a supportive, healthy and secure environment for teaching and learning.

Deliver a balanced and holistic international education program centered on the Ontario Curriculum.

Provide excellent facilities and resources.

Encourage students to engage through social, environmental and intercultural activities.

Cultivate partnerships with families, working as a team to provide the best possible support for our little learners.

Cultivate partnerships with the local and global community to expand the world of our students and extend their support systems.

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